Le Palais des Thés Thé des Alizés (Gourmet Tea Bag)

Country of Origin: China
Leaf Appearance: small, dark green
Ingredients: green tea, peach pieces, orange flower water and natural flavors
Steep time: 3 minutes
Water Temperature: 170 degrees
Preparation Method: ceramic teacup
Liquor: gold

The weather is warming up but I will still usually prefer hot tea over cold on most days. Green tea is a great go to because of its lower steeping temperature. I reviewed the loose leaf version of this tea last summer and absolutely loved it. My sample is now long gone so I couldn’t resist grabbing a sample tea bag when I visited their Columbus Avenue shop. It was just as delicate and light as I had remembered. The melon and peach notes paired perfectly with the vegetal green tea. It was sweet but not overdone and it didn’t come across as artificial or sugary. I still have yet to try this as an iced tea so a return trip will be in order soon. I know that I say this every time that I review a tea from Le Palais des Thés but I just love their fancy woven tea bags. I love not having to worry about plastic and paper changing the taste of my tea or leaching chemicals into it.

You can find out more about this tea here.

Nicole has been writing about her love of the leaf since 2008. Her work has been featured on World Tea News, The Daily Tea, Tea Journey, and other publications. She is the winner of the 2018 World Tea Award for Best Tea Blog.